Water e-Journal

Water e-Journal

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2018

2017

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2016

Vol 1 - Issue 1   Vol 1 - Issue 2   Vol 1 - Issue 3   Vol 1 - Issue 4

 

VOLUME 1 – ISSUE 4


   MAXIMISING SEWERAGE ASSET DATA: A DESKTOP TOOL TO RANK SEWAGE PUMP STATION CAPACITY
A data-driven decision making tool to monitor critical sewerage infrastructures
F Bressan, S Zhong, N Turich
The electronic age – or as some term it, the Fourth Industrial Revolution1 – has propelled the amount of available data being recorded. This is no different for a water utility such as the South Australian Water ...
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digital strategy    A DIGITAL STRATEGY FOR LAND DEVELOPMENT
How Yarra Valley Water saved costs, optimised resources and enhanced online customer experience through their easyACCESS portal
A Alchin
Yarra Valley Water (YVW) has implemented the easyACCESS system, with an industry first FICO (Fair Isaacs Corporation) business rules engine to map processes and streamline the decision-making for the ...
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Bacteria detection    DETECTION METHODS FOR FAECAL CONTAMINATION EVENTS: THE GAP FOR AUSTRALIA
Trends in pathogen detection and recent developments in the field of pathogenic bacteria detection
J Chapman, A Anastasi, A Power, S Chandra, L Voss, P Rajapaksha and S Cosford
This review paper analyses the trends in pathogen detection and other recent developments in the field. The detection of pathogenic microorganisms is essential to end-users of water systems, particularly if the ...
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Water supply catchments    AIDING WATER UTILITIES CONSIDERING DEVELOPMENT PLANNING WITHIN OPEN WATER SUPPLY CATCHMENT
Top ten learnings from planning tribunals in Victoria regarding development within open potable water supply catchments
K Billington, D Deere
Victoria has specific statutory planning provisions for developments on land in an open drinking water catchment. As a referral authority, water utilities can object to a planning permit application where the risk to ...
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Rainwater tanks    USING MARKET BASED INSTRUMENTS TO DELIVER COST-EFFECTIVE STORMWATER MANAGEMENT OUTCOMES
Outcomes from an innovative pilot study
J Cheesman, L Harvey, CJ Walsh
This paper reports the results of a market-based instrument (MBI) pilot, an outcome-based auction, for installing rainwater tanks on homes in Dobsons Creek which runs through the peri-urban community of the ...
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Construction of community garden beds on Melbourne Water land    OUR SPACE, YOUR PLACE: OPENING WATER UTILITY LAND FOR LIVEABILITY
A new online application from Melbourne Water
K Naylor
Melbourne Water is the largest land owner in Victoria after the crown, and our land is now available for projects that benefit the wider community. Big or small, short- or long-term, we are interested in a wide variety ...
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Business Representatives at a Design Workshop    BUSINESS-CENTRIC CHANGE MANAGEMENT
How a business-centric change management approach delivered positive project outcomes for Yarra Valley Water
M-L Han
With often-massive investments made by businesses when implementing new information technology (IT) systems, there’s an ever-increasing interest in successful IT projects. This paper shares the lessons learnt ...
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Recent water and sewerage infrastructure upgrades in one Aboriginal community    NEW SOUTH WALES ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES WATER AND SEWERAGE PROGRAM
Improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people living in discrete communities by providing safe and effective water and sewerage services
W Henderson, P Byleveld, J Standen, S Leask
The New South Wales Aboriginal Communities Water and Sewerage Program aims to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people living in discrete communities by providing safe and effective water and ...
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Launch of new online map for leaks and breaks    LAUNCH OF NEW ONLINE MAP FOR LEAKS AND BREAKS
How Sydney Water is keeping their customers at the heart of what they do
P Ambrosoli
Sydney Water supplies over 1.4 billion litres of drinking water to homes and businesses each day through a network of over 21,000 kilometres of watermains.  Both planned and unplanned water outages cause customer ...
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Channel widening near Alexandra Canal outfall (artist’s impression)    GREEN SQUARE: PROTECTING COMMUNITIES AND ENABLING URBAN RENEWAL THROUGH EFFECTIVE FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT
An outline of an innovative design and construction solution, including a new 2.5km underground stormwater drain.
N Taylor, D Kent, K Woodbury, M Lewis, S Muralitharan
The Green Square Stormwater Drain (GSSD) is the culmination of a strategic alignment between City of Sydney and Sydney Water to provide flood protection in the Green Square area. Through a complex process ...
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